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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Kappus(cabbage), with the first -у- coming by merger with another word with the same meaning. Compare dialectal Serbo-Croatian капуц, капус (from Venetian capuzzo), and also Old Serbo-Croatian (Kajkavian) kupust (ultimately from Latin composita(mixed).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kǔpus/
  • Hyphenation: ку‧пус

NounEdit

ку̀пус m ‎(Latin spelling kùpus)

  1. cabbage

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • купус” in Hrvatski jezični portal
  • Gluhak, Alemko (1993) Hrvatski etimološki rječnik (in Serbo-Croatian), Zagreb: August Cesarec, page 360